Woman dies after shooting on Lillie Street

Officers on the scene of a fatal shooting on Lillie St. on September 5, 2014.

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A woman is dead after a shooting incident on 4400 block of Lillie Street Friday night, according to Fort Wayne Police. Officers are investigating a shooting that happened around 9:45 p.m.

Investigators said a woman was inside a home when someone fired shots from outside the residence. The woman was found inside and was taken to the hospital where she later died. She had been shot an unknown number of times.

Investigators have not made any arrests and plan to speak with witnesses.

Police investigate shooting on Lillie Street.
Police investigate shooting on Lillie Street.

This shooting has not been ruled a homicide. The victim’s name and exact cause of death will be released by the Allen County Coroner’s office at a later date.

It’s the third shooting in three days in Fort Wayne.

On Wednesday, two people were shot in the 1400 block of E. Lewis Street. A woman was shot in the torso and was in serious condition. A juvenile was shot in the leg and was reported to be in good condition.

On Thursday, one person was shot outside a home on Drexel Avenue.


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